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Common Pitfalls of Head and Neck Research Using Cancer Registries.

08:00 EDT 2nd April 2019 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Common Pitfalls of Head and Neck Research Using Cancer Registries."

To highlight common pitfalls observed in scientific research derived from national cancer registries, predominantly the Survival, Epidemiology, and End Results Program and the National Cancer Database.

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Name: Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
ISSN: 1097-6817
Pages: 194599819838823

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